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Professor of Preventive Medicine and Law, Director, Program on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health
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- Health and Human Rights in a Changing World (with M. Grodin, D, Tarantola, and G. Annas, eds.) (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013).
- Perspectives in Health and Human Rights (with M. Grodin, G. Annas, and S.P. Marks, eds.) (Routledge,Taylor & Francis Group, 2005).
- Health and Human Rights: A Reader (with J. Mann, M. Grodin, and G. Annas, eds.) (New York: Routledge, 1999).
- “Human Rights and the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Living with HIV – A Literature Review” (with Shubha Kumar et al), Journal of the International Aids Society, vol.18, Supplement 5, p. 17 (December 2015).
- “Men’s Violence Against Women and Men Are Inter-Related: Recommendations for Simultaneous Intervention” (with Paul J. Fleming et al), Social Science & Medicine, vol. 146, special issue, p. 249 (2015).
- “Sexual Rights as Human Rights: A Guide to Authoritative Sources and Principles for Applying Human Rights to Sexuality and Sexual Health” (with Alice M. Miller et al), Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 23, no. 46, p. 16 (2015).
- “Sound and Fury – Engaging with the Politics and the Law of Sexual Rights” (with Alice M. Miller et al), Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 23, no. 46, p. 7 (2015).
- “Advancing Sexual Health Through Human Rights: The Role of the Law” (with Eszter Kismoedi, Jane Cottingham, and Alice M. Miller), special issue, Global Public Health, vol.10, no. 2, p. 252 (2015).
- “Air Pollution, Health, and Human Rights” (with Jonathan M. Samet), Lancet Respiratory Medicine, vol. 3, no. 2, p. 98 (2015).
- “Applying Human Rights-Based Approaches to Public Health: Lessons Learned from Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programs” (with Allison Smith-Estelle and Laura Ferguson), Etude de la Population Africaine, vol. 29, no. 1 p. 1713 (2015).
- “Is the Right to Health Compatible with Sustainability?” (with Daniel D. Reidpath and Pascale Allotey), Journal of Global Health, vol. 5, no. 1, p. 010301 (2015).
- “Reproductive Justice and the Pace of Change: Socioeconomic Trends in US Infant Death Rates by Legal Status of Abortion, 1960-1980” (with Nancy Krieger et al), American Journal of Public Health, vol. 105, no. 4, p. 680 (2015).
- “Searching for Justice and Health” (with Daniel Tarantola and Kenneth Camargo), American Journal of Public Health, vol. 105, no. 8, p. 1511(2015).
- “The HIV Care Cascade: Models, Measures and Moving Forward” (with Sarah MacCarthy et al), Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 19395 (2015).
- “Why History Matters for Quantitative Target Setting: Long-Term Trends in Socioeconomic and Racial/ Ethnic Inequities in US Infant Death Rates (1960-2010)” (with Nancy Krieger et al), Journal of Public Health Policy, vol. 36, no. 3, p. 287 (2015).
- “Climate Change and Human Rights: Roles, Responsibilities, and Action” (with Madhury Ray), Human Rights Defender, vol. 23, no. 1, p. 14 (2014).
- “Global Health Justice.” Review of Global Health Law, by Lawrence O. Gostin. Lancet vol. 384, no. 9947, p. 945 (2014).
- “HIV and Gender-Based Violence: Welcome Policies and Programmes, but Is the Research Keeping Up?” (with Kelly Safreed-Harmon et al), Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 22, no. 44, p. 174 (2014).
- “What’s Pregnancy Got To Do with It? Late Presentation to HIV/AIDS Services in Northeastern Brazil,” AIDS Care, vol. 26, no. 12, p. 1514 (2014).
- "Realigning Government Action with Public Health Evidence: The Legal and Policy Environment Affecting Sex Work and HIV," (with G. Williams, and L. Ferguson) Culture, Health and Sexuality (2013).(forthcoming)
- "Identifying Structural Barriers to an Effective HIV Response: Using 2010 NCPI Data to Evaluate the Human Rights, Legal and Policy Environment," (with L. Ferguson, T. Alverson, G. Peersman, and D. Rugg) Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 16, 2013).
- "Human Rights in Health Systems Frameworks: What is There, What is Missing and Why Does it Matter?," (with S. Ahmed, D. Bogecho, J. Hanefeld, L. Ferguson, S. MacCarthy, Z. Raad, R. Steiner) Global Public Health, Vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 337-51 (2011).
- "The Impacts of AIDS Movements on the Policy Responses to HIV/AIDS in Brazil and South Africa: A Comparative Analysis," (with A. Nunn, S.L. Dickman, and N. Nattras) Global Public Health, vol. 7, no. 20, pp. 1031 – 1044 (2012).
- "Are Drug Companies Living Up to Their Human Rights Responsibilities? Moving Toward Assessment," PLOS Medicine, vol. 7, no. 9 (2010).
- "Rights-Based Approaches to Health Policies and Programmers: Articulations, Ambiguities and Assessment," (with D. Bogecho, L. Ferguson) Journal of Public Health Policy, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 129-145 (2010).
- "Using Human Rights for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Improving Legal and Regulatory Frameworks," (with J. Cottingham, E. Kismodi, A.M. Hilber, O. Lincetto, and M. Stahlhofer) Bulletin of the World Organization, vol. 88, no. 7, pp. 551-55 (2010).
- "Human Rights in the Global Response to HIV: Findings from the 2008 UNGASS Reports," (with L. Ferguson, G. Peersman, and D. Rugg) JAIDS, vol. 52, suppl. 2, S104-S110 (2009).
- "Government Regulation of Sex and Sexuality: In Their Own Words," (with L. Ferguson) Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 17, no. 34, pp. 108-118 (2009).
- "Using Indicators to Determine the Contribution of Human Rights to Public Health Efforts: Why? What? And How?," (with L. Ferguson) Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 87, no. 9, pp. 714-719 (2009).
- "Justice and Human Rights: Priority Setting and Fair Deliberative Process," (with N. Daniels) American Journal of Public Health, vol. 98, no. 9, pp. 1573-1577 (2008).
- "Health, Development and Human Rights," Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 1-32 (2008).
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Daria Roithmayr was interviewed about the possible legal implications if President Donald Trump obstructed justice. “The probe has widened from Russian interference with US elections to possible obstruction of justice by President Trump,” Roithmayr explained. “The FBI frequently widens its investigation when it uncovers potential evidence of additional wrongdoing. That’s what has happened here. Mueller’s investigators are interviewing witnesses inside and outside the government in connection with Trump’s actions with regard to Comey and others in connection with the Russian inquiry. Mueller will make a set of findings about whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice.”
“The Promise of a Subject-Centered Approach to Understanding Immigration Noncompliance.” Journal on Migration and Human Security 5 (2017): 285.
Abby K. Wood
“Measuring the Information Benefit of Campaign Finance Disclosure,” Southern California Law and Social Science (SoCLASS) Forum, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.
2017 recipient of the Andrew Carnegie fellowship, Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program.